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    ‘Period Brain’ Doesn’t Exist, Says New Study

    Many people (mostly men) believe that a menstruating woman is incapable of making decisions and should therefore not be taken seriously. But a small new study has shown that to be faulty logic. Researchers from Ruhr University Bochum and Aristotle University of Thessaloniki studied 88 menstruating women. They assessed each woman’s general competence — including visuospatial […]

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    Pharmacists’ Picks: 2017’s Top Recommended Health Products

    Claritin or Zyrtec? Excedrin or Advil? Carmex or ChapStick? When you’ve got a drippy nose or monster headache, chances are you head to your local pharmacy in search of relief, where endless over-the-counter treatment options await, sardine-packed on store shelves. For many of us, the which-product-should-I-buy decision is little more complex than a game of […]

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    Drinking Gin Could Curb Allergy Symptoms

    As if we needed another reason to crack open the gin this summer, allergy experts reckon it could be the best alcohol for hay fever sufferers to drink. Drinking alcohol is actually proven to worsen symptoms of hay fever and asthma, like sneezing, due to its histamine content — produced during the fermentation process and responsible for […]